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2024 Environmental & Safety Compliance Internship

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom of upward mobility as you strive to realize your professional dreams. We’ve got incredible plans for our future – and your future, too! We’re working on some pretty amazing things, including autonomous and electric vehicles, data centers, micro services, and cloud computing. Get ready to play an important role supporting our incredible advancements! 

What you’ll be able to do: 

Looking for a great answer to the question – what did you do this summer? This is it! Through our Summer Internship, you’ll gain the experience, knowledge and skills to take your career to another level. Throughout this 12-week program, you’ll enjoy hands-on involvement in some of the ground-breaking initiatives we’ve got going on. In addition to developing technically and professionally, you’ll be able to build a network of friends and contacts while discovering what it’s like to live, work and play in Dearborn, Michigan. 

Environmental & Safety Compliance (E&SC) is responsible for ensuring that our automotive products and facilities meet the environmental and vehicle safety regulations of all of the countries in which we do business around the world. We also seek sustainable business strategies that strengthen our business while enhancing the world around us both environmentally and socially. We are seeking qualified internship candidates for our Automotive Safety Office (ASO), Environmental Quality Office (EQO), and Sustainability, Homologation & Compliance (SH&C) staffs. As a summer intern, you would participate in various projects related to our functions during a 12-week assignment. 

Our “home” organizations include: 

  • Automotive Safety Office (ASO)
  • Environmental Quality Office (EQO)
  • Sustainability, Homologation & Compliance (SH&C)


Responsibilities for External Candidates



In ASO, we demonstrate our engineering, regulatory and analytics expertise in global vehicle safety to establish policies, develop strategies and provide independent guidance to protect our customers and strengthen Ford’s reputation. We actively supply technical advice to government agencies regarding safety rule-making. We also provide technical analysis to corporate counsel on product litigation. 

In EQO, we ensure that all of our Company production facilities comply with environmental requirements, establish manufacturing environmental strategies, provide due diligence for existing and past manufacturing facilities, and provide technical advice to government agencies regarding stationary source environmental rule-making. We also implement innovative environmental initiatives to reduce waste and pollution. 

In SH&C, we are exploring new business opportunities that may result from external climate change and social trends, including an emerging approach to sustainable urban transportation and industry development to address the mobility and accessibility needs of growing urban populations worldwide. We ensure that our cars and trucks comply with all vehicle safety, emissions, and fuel economy, and on-board diagnostics regulations and ensure that Ford’s EV Battery value chain meets or exceeds Ford’s human rights and environmental expectation and protects the affected communities and our planet. We actively contribute technical advice to government agencies regarding environmental rule-making. 


Qualifications for External Candidates



Minimum Requirements: 

  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in the following fields:
  • Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering
  • Graduation date between December 2024 and August 2025

Preferred Requirements: 

  • Outstanding interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Sustainability positions would benefit from Master’s in Business with focus in Sustainability

What you’ll receive in return: 

As part of this exciting program, you’ll enjoy a high level of involvement with an exceptional team of industry innovators and visionaries. You’ll contribute in a substantial way to our important, breakthrough work. And you’ll develop the skills that will give you a significant edge in your future career pursuits. 

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. 

For information on Ford’s salary and benefits go to: 2023 New Hire Benefits Summary Interns (